Podcast Team

009.jpgRebecca Cunningham
Creator, Host, + Artistic Director
Rebecca is a theatre director and childcare provider living in New York City. Her directing work has been seen at Signature Theatre, HERE Arts Center, Dixon Place, IRT, Robert Moss Theatre, Paradise Factory, Theatre 54, and The Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem, NC. She attended Pace University where she received her BA in Directing. Her production of Blank Canvas by Christina Quintana won Best Short at Downtown Urban Theatre Festival and she was nominated for Outstanding Direction of a Solo Production at Planet Connections Theatre Festival for Life in Plastic by Tessa Flannery. In 2013, she assistant directed Laura Kepley’s The Heidi Chronicles by Wendy Wasserstein at Asolo Repertory Theatre. She is an alum of Directors Lab West and Directors Lab North and a proud Associate Member of SDC. rebeccascunningham.com

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Chad Chenail
Producer + Sound Designer
Chad is a Brooklyn based theatre director and designer, and is excited to be jumping into the podcast world. He is the cofounder of the monthly play reading series Playwrights at the Grand, which produces monthly readings or plays in progress around Brooklyn. Directing credits include: Woyzeck (The Chain Theatre), Subverted (The Lynn Redgrave Theatre), The Oddity and Medusa (Theatre for A New City), Rough for Theatre II (La Mama ETC), Douche (The Player’s Theatre), Refresh (La Mama ETC), In Your Mother’s Garden (MITF). www.chadchenail.com



Mickey Lee Nelson
Girl Tales Cover Art
Mickey Lee Nelson is a Freelance Graphic Designer in NYC. He has designed countless company logos, posters and artwork for theatre productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway and beyond. He recently finished his “Best Picture Journey” collection, where he watched every single Oscar Award winning Best Picture and designed a poster for each film. In Mickey’s “free time” he is the full-time Company Manager for the York Theatre Company.


Eli Denby Wood
Eli D. Wood of the band: Denby and the Alcotts, is a Boston born folk musician and songwriter. They are known for their wide vocal range, ukulele/banjo, and poinient lyricism. They are very excited to be a part of Girl Tales, and claim this podcast is an ‘untapped and necessary niche.’